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CRG Medical Announces Implementation of the Purple Button Mobile Patient Safety and Quality Improvement App with Hardin Medical Center (HMC)

Nov 10, 2015, 10:20 ET from CRG Medical, Inc.

HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CRG Medical officially announced today the implementation of the ONC for IT award winning Purple Button mobile patient safety application at HMC. The Purple Button, powered by CRG Medical, supports the KB Core High Reliability Patient Safety Evaluation System and has been instrumental in assisting HMC toward their overall goal of improving patient safety, quality and satisfaction. "CRG has had a long, proud relationship with HMC and is excited to continue supporting them through the implementation of our Purple Button mobile technology," stated Douglas Dotan, President and CEO.

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"HMC was drawn to the potential of the Purple Button to engage our entire workforce by allowing them to participate in improving patient safety and quality; all through their own devices," said Cindy Jeter, HMC's Director of Quality and Patient Safety. "The Purple Button, combined with the KB Core suite, allows HMC to be a leader in utilizing technologies to improve patient safety on a daily basis."

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About HMC Healthcare

HMC has an active medical staff providing cardiology, family practice, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, hospitalist services, pediatrics, internal medicine, orthopedics, podiatry, and consulting physician services which include gastroenterology, pathology, radiology, urology, cardiology, and ophthalmology.  HMC, including the hospital, nursing home, DME, EMS, physician offices, and other services, currently employs approximately 450 persons.

About CRG Medical, Inc.

CRG Medical, a recognized leader in healthcare technology to assist healthcare organizations improve patient quality, move toward zero preventable harm, and achieve high reliability. CRG Medical builds proactive analytical systems to measure and drastically reduce vulnerability to patient safety threats in High Reliability (HRO) and Learning Organizations.  Our mission is to provide healthcare organizations with new ways to reduce variation, waste and costs in healthcare systems while increasing patient safety.

To learn more go to www.kbco.re, or on social media; @kbcoresuite, facebook.com/kbcoresuite.

Douglas Dotan         |         ddotan@crgmedical.com      |     713.825.7900

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